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Anthologies (non-poetry)

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My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom

Author: Frederick Douglass Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2020

This Norton Critical Edition includes: Nick Bromell and R. Blakeslee Gilpin's introduction to Frederick Douglass's second autobiography, providing the deep contextualisation teachers want and students need. The first edition text (1855), accompanied by the editors' detailed explanatory footnotes. Twelve contemporary works that relate to My Bondage and My Freedom, including writings by Frederick Douglass, Benjamin Franklin, William Lloyd Garrison, Henry David Thoreau, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Harriet Jacobs. Nineteen critical assessments of My Bondage and My Freedom-nine contemporary and ten recent interpretations-to inspire classroom discussion and research topics across the curriculum A chronology of Frederick Douglass's life and work and a selected bibliography.

Granta 151 Membranes

Granta 151 Membranes

Author: Rana Dasgupta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

To the Last Smoke An Anthology

To the Last Smoke An Anthology

Author: Stephen J. Pyne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

No Call Too Small

No Call Too Small

Author: Oscar Martens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2020

By the end of the day, a cop must choose between ethics and social death. A camp counsellor, stuck deep in the woods with a small group of boys, only has a few hours before the DTs kick in. Adult children scramble to get the best of what remains of their mother's estate, but funeral plans may be premature. Sandwiched between a depressed mother and a careless father, a young girl must help attract customers to the family business, no matter the cost. On this dark, winding road of stories, there's little choice but to hang on and meet whatever's over the rise head on.

Stim An Autistic Anthology

Stim An Autistic Anthology

Author: Lizzie Huxley-Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

Around one in one hundred people in the UK are autistic, and the saying goes that if you've met one autistic person, you've met one autistic person. Autistic people's personalities, differences and experiences outweigh the diagnostic criteria that link them, yet stereotypes persist and continue to inform a fundamental misunderstanding of what it is to be autistic. Rarely do autistic people get a chance to speak for themselves, but this insightful and eye-opening collection of essays, fiction and visual art showcases the immense talents of eighteen of the world's most exciting autistic writers and artists. Stim invites the reader into the lives and minds of the contributors, and asks them to recognise the challenges of being autistic in a non-autistic world. Inspired by a desire to place the conversation around autism back into autistic hands, editor Lizzie Huxley-Jones has brought together humorous, honest and hopeful pieces that explore the many facets of being autistic.

Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown The Literary Magazine and Other Writings, 1801-1807

Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown The Literary Magazine and Other Writings, 1801-1807

Author: Michael C. Cohen Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2020

Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) was a key writer of the revolutionary era and early U.S. republic, known for his landmark novels and other writings in a variety of genres. The Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown presents all of Brown's non-novelistic writings-letters, political pamphlets, fictions, periodical writings, historical writings, and poety-in a seven-volume scholarly set. This series' volumes are edited to the highest scholarly standards and will bear the seal of the Modern Language Association Committee on Scholarly Editions (MLA-CSE). Poems, volume 7 of the series, is the first comprehensive collection of the poetry of Charles Brockden Brown (1771- 1810), one of the earliest professional writers in U.S. history. While Brown is well known as a novelist, his poetry has never before been collected, and many of the works included in this book appear in print for the first time in 200 years. The Committee on Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association has awarded the volume a seal of certification as an MLA Approved Scholarly Edition. Each edited text has a detailed textual note providing publication history, provenance, and information on attribution, along with extensive scholarly annotations. A historical introduction locates the poems in Brown's biography, the print culture of the Revolutionary Atlantic world, and the literary history of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, while a textual essay provides full bibliographical information on the sources for all copy-texts, as well as an extensive description of the editorial protocols. The volume therefore promises to reshape our understanding of professional literary writing in the period after the American Revolution.

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Author: Pauline Kaldas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This anthology brings together the voices of both new and established Arab American writers in a compilation of creative nonfiction that reveals the stories of the Arab diaspora in styles that range from the traditional to the experimental. Writers from Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, and Syria explore issues related to politics, family, culture, and racism. Coming from different belief systems and cultures and including first- and second-generation immigrants as well as those whose identities encompass more than a single culture, these writers tell stories that speak to the complexity of the Arab American experience.

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Author: Pauline Kaldas Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This anthology brings together the voices of both new and established Arab American writers in a compilation of creative nonfiction that reveals the stories of the Arab diaspora in styles that range from the traditional to the experimental. Writers from Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, and Syria explore issues related to politics, family, culture, and racism. Coming from different belief systems and cultures and including first- and second-generation immigrants as well as those whose identities encompass more than a single culture, these writers tell stories that speak to the complexity of the Arab American experience.

Down on the Sidewalk Stories about Children and Childhood from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Down on the Sidewalk Stories about Children and Childhood from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Author: Carole L. Glickfeld, Tom Kealey, Dana Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Front porches, family cars, playgrounds, swimming pools: from such familiar haunts of childhood, these stories look out on the world through young eyes and hearts. Wise beyond their years - or soon to be - Ruthie, Omar, J.J., and the other kids in these stories veer in and out of touching distance to hard lessons about trust, love, and mortality. However engaged or aloof, grownups are always nearby. Far-from-perfect emissaries to the realm of adulthood, they pose questions for children even as they offer answers.

Good and Balanced Stories about Sports from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Good and Balanced Stories about Sports from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Author: Lisa Graley, Francois Camoin, Tom Kealey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Set on the field of play, or maybe just its memory, these stories of the sporting life range beyond the expected to include such pursuits as yoga, billiards, horse racing, cards, and boxing. Here, even iconic sports like football, basketball, and baseball get a fresh take through stories that might feature a losing coach, a woman hoopster, or a groundskeeper (rather than a star player). Whether front-and-center as a story's driving force or as a backdrop for other concerns, the skill, cunning, and aggression on display here are familiar to all of us - as players, willing or not, in all manner of contests.

What a Hazard a Letter Is The Strange Destiny of the Unsent Letter

What a Hazard a Letter Is The Strange Destiny of the Unsent Letter

Author: Caroline Atkins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2020

Letters are, says Janet Malcolm, 'fossils of feeling': once written and sent, their sentiments cannot be taken back. But what if, once written, they're not sent - or never arrive? What a Hazard a Letter Is looks at unsent letters in all their forms, from expressions of love left unsaid that could have changed two people's lives to shooting-from-the-hip outbursts that, if not thought better of, would have landed the author in hot water, and the plot twists in novels caused by letters going astray. This endlessly surprising book ranges from George III to David Nicholls' One Day, and from Beethoven's mysterious muse to Kafka, in unsent letters that are by turns magnificent tirades and unbearably poignant, and all too often tell truths too near the mark to send.

The Black Prairie Archives An Anthology

The Black Prairie Archives An Anthology

Author: Karina Vernon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology recovers a new regional archive of black prairie literature, and includes writing that ranges from work by nineteenth-century black fur traders and pioneers, all of it published here for the first time, to contemporary writing of the twenty-first century. This anthology establishes a new black prairie literary tradition and transforms inherited understandings of what prairie literature looks and sounds like. It collects varied and unique work by writers who were both conscious and unconscious of themselves as black writers or as prairie people. Their letters, recipes, oral literature, autobiographies, rap, and poetry- provide vivid glimpses into the reality of their lived experiences and give meaning to them. The book includes introductory notes for each writer in non-specialist language, and notes to assist readers in their engagement with the literature. This archive and its supporting text offer new scholarly and pedagogical possibilities by expanding the nation's and the region's archives. They enrich our understanding of black Canada by bringing to light the prairies' black histories, cultures, and presences.